If you’re reading this, it means that an official announcement has been made - The Chris Gethard Show is making a pilot presentation for Comedy Central.
I can’t explain how excited myself and the cast and crew are for this opportunity. Like, I’m sure you know that we must be excited, but…
We’ve got a huge announcement tonight on The Chris Gethard Show - and we want all of you who have supported us for so long to be there with us for it. Watch it live, and let’s get the attention of everyone who has ever been behind our goofy little exploits to watch as well.
Ceramic Dog joined us on Place Your Bets an episode or two back, and completely killed it. Don’t miss Future Olympic Gold Medal Winner Connor Ratliff conducting an in-depth interview with them back stage!
I want to thank everyone who’s been so kind in the wake of our announcement about this Comedy Central opportunity. The messages, comments, blog posts, and emails have all been insanely nice and it means the world to me to see them all. It’s very motivating and makes me want to get this thing right even more than I already did.
With that in mind, I feel like I wanted to just put my motivation out there publicly. This is for a few reasons. First off, I’ve always felt so strongly connected to the fans of this show and feel like they are a huge part of the process. People are already posting suggestions for the pilot on our message board over at the main web site unsolicited, and I think that’s the best. I read them all. Also, I think it’s interesting to let you guys see my thought process - I have a chip on my shoulder and often think about why and this should show that off. Mostly though, I feel like I put this out into the world it will force me to live and die by it a bit more - declare something publicly and you are accountable for it.
So why are we doing this? Why take this thing we love and change it? What motivates that?
As you might have assumed by now, things are getting pretty wild at TCGS headquarters on the top floor of the Chrysler Building. With the announcement of our Comedy Central pilot, every element of our show is pushing it into high gear to make our borderline …